Lunchtime talks and discussion about discovering new perspectives on research, forming new collaborations, and communicating with wider audiences.

A Bigger Picture is open to all University of Birmingham research staff and research students. Professional services staff from UoB are also welcome to attend. Cross-College attendance is welcomed at all events.

Upcoming ‘A Bigger Picture’ events:

 

Wednesday 7th June in the College of Life & Environmental Sciences

Introduced by Alice Roberts, Professor of Public Engagement with Research and with the participation of Professor Myra Nimmo, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Head of the College of Life & Environmental Sciences.

LES ‘Leading to Engage’ public engagement champions, Dr Iseult Lynch and Dr Carl Stevenson will also be present at the event.They will be hosting the first LES Public Engagement with Research Forum [2-3pm] directly afterwards and you are welcome and encouraged to stay for this.This forum is envisoned as a semi-regular meeting for those in LES interested in public engagement to get peer support and plan future actions which might benefit from wider discussion and collaboration. Iseult and Carl can then feed key discussion points raised into the University’s Public Engagement with Research Committee (chaired by Professors Alice Roberts and Ian Grosvenor) which meets quarterly.

Location: TBC, somewhere on central campus [this will be confirmed shortly so please check back]

Time: 13:00-14:00 [with the LES public engagement forum taking place directly afterwards at 2-3pm]

A Bigger Picture [1-2pm] is open to all University of Birmingham research staff and research students. Professional services staff from UoB are also welcome to attend. Cross-College attendance is welcomed at all events. The LES Public Engagement Forum [2-3pm] is open specifically to those in LES.

 

 

 

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Monday 27th February 2017 in the College of Arts & Law.

Introduced by Alice Roberts, Professor of Public Engagement with Research and with the participation of Professor Michael Whitby, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Head of the College of Arts & Law.

CAL ‘Leading to Engage’ public engagement champions, Dr Ruth Page and Dr Berny Sèbe will also be present at the event.

Location: Arts Building, Lecture Room 6

Time: 13:00-14:00

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Monday 30th January 2017 in the College of Medical & Dental Sciences

Introduced by Alice Roberts, Professor of Public Engagement with Research and with the participation of Professor David Adams, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Head of College (MDS).

MDS ‘Leading to Engage’ public engagement champions, Dr Zsuzsanna Nagy (Inflammation & Ageing), Dr Hannah Batchelor (Pharmacy) and Dr Caroline Bradbury-Jones (Nursing) will also be present at the event.

Location: Forum Lecture Theatre in the Medical School Centre for Professional Development (CPD)

Time: 13:00-14:00

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Monday 16th January 2017 in the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences

Introduced by Alice Roberts, Professor of Public Engagement with Research and with the participation of Professor Andy Schofield, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Head of College (EPS).

EPS ‘Leading to Engage’ public engagement champions, Professor Cristina Lazzeroni (Physics), Professor Ilya Mandel (Physics), Dr Artemis Stamboulis (Met & Mat) and Dr Corneliu Hoffman (Maths) will also be present at the event.

Location: G29 Mechanical Engineering

Time: 13:00-14:00

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Wednesday October 12th 2016 in the Colleges of Social Sciences

Introduced by Alice Roberts, Professor of Public Engagement with Research, and Saul Becker, Professor of Social Policy and Social Work, Pro-Vice Chancellor and Head of College (CoSS).
Location: Muirhead Tower Building, Room 417 (4th Floor)
Time: 13:00-14:00
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